2016 Myanmar Stakeholder Forum on Labour Law Reform and Institutional Capacity Building

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Denmark, Japan, the United States of America, the European Union, and the International Labour Organization (ILO) convened the second Stakeholders' Forum of the Initiative to Promote Fundamental Labour Rights and Practices in Myanmar ('the Initiative') on 29-30 September 2016.

The Stakeholders' Forum provided the opportunity for discussions among Myanmar’s tripartite partners, the other participating international governments, the ILO, development partners, international businesses and investors, as well as other civil society representatives. The participants shared views on priorities and challenges for the modernization of Myanmar’s labour laws and practices, and for the improvement of compliance with international labour standards, as well as on how to foster inclusive engagement with domestic and international stakeholders in this process.